Monthly Archives: March 2014

Model essay in response to a recent General Task 2 question

Some countries make it illegal to work past the age of 65. Do you think people should be forced to retire at a certain age? Opinions regarding what constitutes a healthy retirement age seem to vary from one country to … Continue reading

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Cueing yourself for answers

Here is a quick video with a few quick tips on how to cue yourself for answers in IELTS Listening: For a copy of the IELTS Listening MP3 recording heard in this video, click here. The questions as seen in … Continue reading

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Sheila scores band 7 in the Philippines!

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Noor explains how he scored band 8!

Tune in to Episode 25 of IELTSCast. Noor shares the strategies that led him to band 8. I feel his description of the importance of transcribing is worth highlighting. Transcribing things you hear in the news is a great way … Continue reading

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